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Old 03-31-2020, 02:02 PM
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Who doesnít like the legendary 1911 ? Here are mine, all Colt except one

1942 - 1911 A1 (WB)





1943 - 1911 A1 (GHD)





1970 - GM (commercial)





1977 - GM MK IV S70 (billboard)





1979 - GM MK IV S70 (9mm Luger)





1979 - Service Model ACE





1988 - GM Delta Elite





1991 - GM Delta Elite





1992 - GM MK IV S80 GCNM





2003 GM MK IV S70





2005 GM MK IV S70





2015 Auto Ordnance 1911 A1





2017 GM (O1991)



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Old 03-31-2020, 02:44 PM
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Now you are just showing off.
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Old 03-31-2020, 03:19 PM
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That's funny......But I like show offs, the more the merry!!………………………………….M*
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Old 03-31-2020, 03:26 PM
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I love those Delta Elite Grips! Very nice collection of Colts.
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I am such a big fan of the 1911 that I was born on John Moses Browning's Birthday

The first NEW auto loader that I ever purchased was a Colt Gold Cup back in 1977

Here are some of the more unusual ones

My BBQ gun is a Royal Blue Colt Gold Cup Commander wearing Factory Ivory and usually carried in a Galco Windsor holster. So far it has been to 5 funerals, 4 weddings and 3 Inaugurations



My carry Gold Cup Commander is stainless, wearing Factory walnut grips.



I like serial numbers. When Colt reintroduced the Series 70 1911's I got a hold of serial number 70. This one I have left unfired since it departed the factory. I have lots of other 1911s to shoot.



I know you mentioned long slides. I have bot the Hardballer and Javelina long slides





As other long slides go, I have a nice Les Baer TargetMaster



Back when 45 SUPER was just getting started, Springfield was one of the few companies selling guns specifically set up for the cartridge. I replaced the factory grips with a set of Ahernds



A few summers ago, I built THOR, a long slide for the 10MM Auto. It is fitted with an aristocrat sight, on a STI slide that was hand lapped to the frame. The trigger bow had ball bearings to reduce friction for a 100% safe and repeatable 2 1/2" pull. The oversize mag release is very obvious. Esmerelda O'Sheen scrimshawed Thor's hammer into the grips with her celtic knot checkering



For the 100th Anniversary of the 1911, many manufacturers were doing special pistols. The Kimber "Centennial" has a color case hardened frame from Doug Turnbul, some light engraving and Ivory stocks



I really love Turnbul's color case hardening
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poorphil only has one 1911, but it's a pretty good one. Colt's Gold Cup
National Match series 80. Reliability package and Mountain Tuff finish
by Karl Sokol. Big dot up front by AO. Grip panels cocobolo by Herrett's.
2nd and 3rd from left a couple of it's favorite holsters.
2nd from left is a Heiser 728 carved and laced. Texas Gunslinger matching
belt, Navajo silver buckle by Nezzi. 1911 knife by Ultimate.
3rd from left is a Brill-Persons made by and gifted to me by my friend
Red Nichols. He also made the Sidewinder belt.
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I just posted these in the .45 thread, but I figured why not post them here, too...

Colt Series 70 Gold Cup



Colt Series 80 Government Model

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I'll play.

Re-finished Ithaca 1911a1




Colt/Rem Rand AA rebuild




Picked-up both of these from Gunsite last summer. I added the Kimber ambi's.

Govt Model



LW Commander



After buying the two Colt's from Gunsite, I found this LB TR in a gun shop in Prescott. I decided to pass after dropping over 2K on the Colts. Unfortunately it was still there when I went back a week later, so I had to buy it. Especially since they are now dis-continued.


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Iím In. Love them as Well😂
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I have a couple. They are frighteningly addicting. Brownings genius yes sir.

Left to right: Union Switch and Signal, Colt/Rem RIA rebuild, Colt 1918 " Black Army".
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Iíve got a couple, a Springfield Armory Loaded .45ACP and. Kimber Aegis Elite 9mm



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That is beautiful leather.
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I have a couple of 1911s. One cheap one and one not so cheap.

My first 1911 was the cheap one, an ATI Government model clone.



Then last year I splurged and bought a custom. This is an Alchemy Custom Weaponry Prime Elite. It's also a full size 1911.

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Don't you just want to kick yourself for the ones you let go?
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Here's some of mine. Its an old picture. I've added a few more since then.



CMP pistol I got a couple of months ago. 1942 Colt frame with an Ithaca slide



My EDC. A lightly modified 1959 Colt Commander .45acp.

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I own only one; but it's a fun work horse to shoot


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The greatest fightsman’s handgun yet made. Nothing has or ever will come CLOSE to the M1911 as a warsman’s packing pistol!!
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The wife's Kimber TLE II with Hogue aluminum flame grips & mainspring housing.



With Kimber .22 slide. No that's not my wife, that's my daughter



The CMP gun I got last year. 1944 Remington-Rand.



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Here's a 1918 Colt's that went through a A.A. refurb. Seems about all they did to this one is parkerize it and get rid of the wood grips. I don't think that it has been fired since it left A.A.

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Only have 2 now. Sold a Series 80 stainless Officers model a few years back when I pared the herd down some.



RIA GI model that I had Heinie sights put on and then I converted it to use the dual spring recoil system that the M45A1 uses these days. I have also since this picture trimmed the hammer to eliminate hammer bite. I took about 1/8 to 3/16 off.













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Dear Friends, Not a 1911, but a Combat Commander that Robar slicked up for me in the late 1980ís.

Stay safe!

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Love it. 80s-ish retro + two-tone finish.

And yes, that's a 1911.
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Dear Cont. Op.,
Thank you! Yes it is retro. Probably closer to 60ís or 70ís retro because comp guns were all the rage when I had this one worked over.

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Always been fond of the 1911 platform in general. Some nice ones up there.
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My 3 are Colt Combat Commander (first handgun I ever bought), Colt Gold Cup and the most recent a Remington Enhanced Commander.
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